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Following a look at the latest official movie poster, Warner Bros. now unleashes a new prequel short film, further building anticipation surrounding Blade Runner 2049.

The short stars Jared Leto, who will also be featured in Blade Runner 2049, as the picture takes place in 2036, ultimately giving us a glimpse at crucial events that precede the upcoming film.

Directed by Luke Scott, Leto’s character, Niander Wallace, is looking to get the prohibition on a new line of “perfected” replicants, the Nexus 9, repealed.

2036: Nexus Dawn accounts for one of three “in-world” short films slated to arrive before Blade Runner 2049 lands in theaters October 6. Press play above to check it out.

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